Entries in 'crowdfunding' (43)

Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won't be sold

Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won't be sold

Star Citizen will not be sold, the many backers of the space simulator have been assured.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Yu Suzuki could Kickstart Shenmue III

Yu Suzuki could Kickstart Shenmue III

The Shenmue III dream is still alive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Kickstarter game that raised $53,500 'put on hold'

Kickstarter game that raised $53,500 'put on hold'

Another game that had been successfully Kickstarted has undergone a significant downsizing and possible cancellation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 4:03PM in News
PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

Online payment processing firm PayPal is working with crowdfunding creators to distinguish between campaigns that are pre-selling merchandise and those that are more strictly for fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 9:08PM in News

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There are people who want you to crowdfund a plush Flappy Bird controller

There are people who want you to crowdfund a plush Flappy Bird controller

What’s better than a free clone of Flappy Bird on iOS or Android?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Kickstarter recommends password reset after hack is confirmed

Kickstarter recommends password reset after hack is confirmed

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has confirmed that it was last week the victim of a hack that compromised some user data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Bleszinski mulling crowdfunding campaign for next title

Bleszinski mulling crowdfunding campaign for next title

Designer Cliff Bleszinski's upcoming project may look to go the Kickstarter route, the industry veteran has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2014 at 7:46AM in News
American McGee's Akaneiro tumbling down the Kickstarter rabbit hole

American McGee's Akaneiro tumbling down the Kickstarter rabbit hole

Steam Early Access game Akaneiro: Demon Hunters has cost creators Spicy Horse $1.7m, owner American McGee has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 2:11PM in News

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Ex-Future staff start crowdfunding for rival Linux magazine

Ex-Future staff start crowdfunding for rival Linux magazine

Three former writers from Future’s Linux Format magazine have set up a crowdfunding effort to establish a rival title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 3:41PM in News
Star Citizen crowdfunding pot reaches $25m

Star Citizen crowdfunding pot reaches $25m

Star Citizen, the galactic space trading game by Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts has now raised $25 million in crowdfunding

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Oct 28th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
UPDATE: UK gaming's Simon Byron is doing something brilliant on Kickstarter

UPDATE: UK gaming's Simon Byron is doing something brilliant on Kickstarter

Now this is what Kickstarter is really meant to be used for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 2:58PM in News
AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

The former head of Valve’s hardware division Jeri Ellsworth and ex-graphics technology dev Rick Johnson have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for augment reality glasses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 9:38AM in News

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James Pond Kickstarter is scrapped

James Pond Kickstarter is scrapped

The attempt to crowdfund a return for the James Pond IP has been scrapped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2013 at 2:08PM in News
Shadow of the Eternals is finally put to rest

Shadow of the Eternals is finally put to rest

The long and rocky road trodden by Shadow of the Eternals seems to have finally come to an end.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 10:15AM in News
Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game put on hold as funds dry up

Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game put on hold as funds dry up

Development of sword fighting game Clang has been put on hold, despite the game successfully hitting its Kickstarter target last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Ouya pulls funding from questionable Free The Games Fund candidate

Ouya pulls funding from questionable Free The Games Fund candidate

Potential Ouya game Dungeons the Eye of Draconus has been unceremoniously booted from Ouya’s Free The Games Fund program following suspicious activity on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 3:13PM in News

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James Pond takes to Kickstarter for proposed return

James Pond takes to Kickstarter for proposed return

Yet another age-old gaming IP is to try its luck on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 12:13PM in News
Gridiron Thunder cleared by Kickstarter investigation, dev claims

Gridiron Thunder cleared by Kickstarter investigation, dev claims

Controversial Ouya title Gridiron Thunder will be released on September 30th, its developer has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 12:11PM in News
Controversial Ouya Kickstarter game has funding suspended

Controversial Ouya Kickstarter game has funding suspended

Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has suspended Ouya exclusive Elementary, My Dear Holmes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 1:38PM in News
Cross Plane controller aims to bring Wii U tablet control to Xbox 360 and PS3

Cross Plane controller aims to bring Wii U tablet control to Xbox 360 and PS3

A new Kickstarter project wants to bring some of the Wii U’s key functionality to owners of rival systems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 2:02PM in News
Star Citizen crowdfunding campaign tops $17m

Star Citizen crowdfunding campaign tops $17m

Chris Robert’s Start Citizen crowdfunding experiment has reached new heights, crossing the $17m mark in raised funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2013 at 8:02AM in News
Uwe Boll takes to Kickstarter to fund Postal 2 - includes incredible video

Uwe Boll takes to Kickstarter to fund Postal 2 - includes incredible video

“You have to pay it because no-one else will pay it. You have to give me money that we do Postal 2.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 2:36PM in News
UPDATED: Suspicions surround Kickstarted Ouya exclusive Gridiron Thunder

UPDATED: Suspicions surround Kickstarted Ouya exclusive Gridiron Thunder

The first two titles to qualify for Ouya’s Kickstarter funding promotion have been greenlit – although controversy has since enveloped one of the games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 1:20PM in News
Precursor promises to persevere with Shadow of the Eternals

Precursor promises to persevere with Shadow of the Eternals

Two failed crowdfunding attempts haven’t stopped studio Precursor Games from pursuing its efforts to make and release ‘spiritual’ Eternal Darkness successor Shadow of the Eternals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 2:28PM in News
Second Shadow of the Eternals Kickstarter seems doomed

Second Shadow of the Eternals Kickstarter seems doomed

Precursor Games’ second attempt at funding Shadow of the Eternals appears to be on the brink of failure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 2:35PM in News